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APA Timeline 2022

Announce - Tuesday, November 16th

Registration Open - Tuesday, November 16th

Registration Prices Increase - Thursday, December 23rd

Registration Closes - Friday, December 31st

Submissions Open - Monday, January 3rd

Submissions Close - Monday, January 31st


PRICING

$65 / LATE $75 - AIA, Assoc. AIA, and Allied Affiliate AIALA Members 

$95 / LATE $105 - Non-Members

$20 - Student


BEST IMAGE CATEGORY

Eligibility:

  • Competition is open to all AIA Members (including Architects, Associates, and Allied Affiliates), students, and the general public.
  • Entrants must register now and submit later, via Submittable. You will receive an additional submission form by January 3rd
  • Entries must have been taken and owned by the participant, and be submitted in digital format.
  • Entry fee is non-refundable.

Best Photo Guidelines:

  • Each registration can submit up to three photos / renderings.
  • Subject(s) must have an architectural theme or contain an element of the human-made environment.
  • Photographic interpretation will be judged, not the architecture.
  • Location of images is unrestricted.
  • Photographs may be originally shot in digital format or may be high-resolution scans of film.
  • Final image must be at least 1850 pixels wide, at 300 dpi (72dpi OK for cellphone images) and saved as a JPG or TIFF File. Maximum size 10MB.


BEST INSTAGRAM FEED - FIRM OR ARCHITECT

Eligibility:

  • Competition is open to all AIA Members (including Architects, Associates, and Allied Affiliates), students, and the general public.
  • Entrants must register now and submit later, via Submittable. You will receive an additional submission form by January 3rd
  • Entrants must be the manager or owner of the Instagram account.
  • Entry fee is non-refundable.

Best Instagram - Guidelines:

  • Instagram accounts will be judged not on single images but:
    • How the firm/Individual uses their Instagram feed to convey the world of architecture.
    • The creation of look/tone
    • Body of work, as in the quality of photographs. As in all categories, the architecture is not being judged.
  • 75% of images on the feed must be architecture or, in some way, related to architecture.
  • In the additional entry/submission form, you will be asked to submit the following: Instagram account handle, Name of Feed, Person or Firm Generating the Feed and a Final image, capturing the best images of the feed.


BEST RENDERING

Eligibility:

  • Competition is open to all AIA Members (including Architects, Associates, and Allied Affiliates), students, and the general public.
  • Entrants must register now and submit later, via Submittable. You will receive an additional submission form by January 2nd.
  • Entries must have been taken and owned by the participant, and be submitted in digital format.
  • Entry fee is non-refundable.

Best Rendering Guidelines:

  • Every registration can submit up to three renderings.
  • Subject(s) must have an architectural theme or contain an element of the human-made environment.
  • Rendering technique and style will be judged, not the architecture.
  • Location of renderings is unrestricted.
  • Open to traditional media (hand drawings, paintings, charcoal and etc.)
  • Renderings may be originally shot in digital format or may be high-resolution scans of film.
  • Final image must be at least 1850 pixels wide, at 300 dpi (72dpi OK for cellphone images) and saved as a JPG or TIFF File. Maximum size 10MB.


Award Winner Recognition - All Categories

  • Winners will be publicly announced through the AIALA newsletter sent out to over 13,000 people, including the AIALA Membership.
  • Winners will be recognized on the @aia_la Instagram and Facebook feeds through the posting of their images with full credit and honors, as well as the www.aialosangeles.org website.
  • Winners will receive a certificate and are celebrated at a private event in their honor.
  • Winners will be published in the AIALA 2022 Member Directory & Resource Guide.
  • Winners will receive an Allied Affiliate Membership with AIALA (value of $250), if eligible.

Terms Of Use: Participants grant reproduction rights and permissions to AIA Los Angeles to use all submitted images (in either print or electronic form) for website, exhibition, publications, fundraising, and promotional purposes in relation to the Architectural Photography Awards – with your credit, of course.

Submission of entry implies acceptance of all above conditions.

Any images not conforming to the rules will be disqualified; entry fee will not be returned.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.